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Join us a for an afternoon symposium Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction Friday, March 13, 1:00–5:00 pm Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center (enter at 32 Waverly Place, or 31 Washington Place for wheelchair access) Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings. Until the late 1960s, […]
ArteEast is pleased to co-host, together with the Consulate of the United Arab Emirates in New York City, an Authors Talk for 14-year-old Emirati author, Aysha Al Naqbi – the youngest published author from the U.A.E. Moderated by Bill Bragin, Executive Artistic Director of The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi and leading figure in the arts in […]
Join us for an exploration of APF Fellow and ArteEast Artist-in-Residence Rashwan Abdelbaki's work at the Manhattan Graphics Center. Rashwan is a Syrian-born multi-media artist specializing in painting, etching, and engraving.This event is free, and open to the public. Rashwan is a Syrian-born multi-media artist specializing in painting, etching, and engraving.This event is free, and open to the public.
Join us Thursday, March 2nd at the Metropolitan College of New York for a talk with ArteEast Artist-in-Resident Rushwan Abdelbaki.
Chronic is the second chapter of If Not For That Wall, our long term project on different forms of imprisonment. Articulated in fragments, the exhibition, film program, talks and book readings that form part of the six week program question the power of differentiation between the “sane” and the “pathological”.
This is the first major survey of Hatoum’s work in the UK, covering 35 years from her early radical performances and video pieces, to sculptures and large-scale installations. Born in Beirut to a Palestinian family, she settled in England in 1975. Through the juxtaposition of opposites such as beauty and horror, Hatoum engages us in conflicting emotions of desire and revulsion, fear and fascination.
Nada Sehnaoui's labour-intensive artistic practice hinges predominantly on repetition, underlining the importance of time and process inherent to the act of remembering or forgetting. In doing so, she recalls and reiterates personal and collective acts of resilience that is symbolic of war, political instability and crisis. This exhibition includes pieces of Sehnaoui's iconic series Peindre L'Orient Le Jour (1999) that are exhibited for the first time outside Lebanon.
Initiated by Ashkal Alwan in 2006 and supported by Robert A. Matta Foundation, Video Works is a grant and screening platform aimed at supporting the development, production and diffusion of new projects by artists and filmmakers residing in Lebanon.
From April 22 to June 12, 2016, the Badischer Kunstverein will be mounting an extensive exhibition and events programme on the subject of migration and flight. Hannah Arendt’s essay We Refugees provides the exhibition and events with their title and conceptual approach.